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Shake off the winter blues. Sign up for a MOOC today. They are fun, educational and free. Join the UW-Madison MOOC "Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region" starting February 23rd. Dodgeville Public Library will be hosting discussion sessions at the library on Fridays at 2:00 pm. on Feb. 27, Mar. 6, Mar. 13 and Mar. 20. Discussion forums co-sponsored by "Sustain Iowa County". Read more at: Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region

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All book club meetings begin at 6:30 pm at the Library

>Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Discussion on September 17.
>I Am Malala by Malala Yousaf Discussion on October 15.
>The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Discussion on November 19.
>Frog Music by Emma Donoghue Discussion on December 17.
>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
Discussion on January 21.
>The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown Discussion on February 18.
>Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi Discussion on March 18.
>The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Discussion on April 15.
>The Road by Cormac McCarthy Discussion on May 20.

teapot.jpgThird Thursday Films at the Dodgeville Library meets at 1:00 p.m. each month in the city chambers below the Library.
Love Bill Murray? Think he is all about comedy? Join us as we watch three great films starring this fantastic actor in three different, yet memorable, roles.

>The Razor's Edge 1984. He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge. February 19.
>Broken Flowers 2005. As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers. March 19.
>Moonrise Kingdom 2012. A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. April 16.

Teen Book Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for fun conversation and pizza. Take a look at what we're reading.

Middle School Book Club meets the first Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Take a look at what we're reading.

weatherthestorm.JPGU.S. Public Libraries Weather the Storm Public libraries continue to transform lives by providing critical services and innovative solutions to technology access, in spite of years' worth of cumulative budget cuts. Libraries are part of the solution for those in search of the digital connection and skills required by today's competitive global marketplace. However, unless strategic investments in U.S. public libraries are broadened and secured, libraries will not be able to continue to provide the innovative and critical services their communities need and demand.

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Ongoing Events

All events at the Dodgeville Public Library are FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information contact the Library at 935-3728.

Reminder! No Storytime on Wednesday April 1, 2015. No fooling!

Drop-In Storytime Great stories shared each Monday morning at 10:15 at the Library. This program is sponsored by a volunteer and the Dodgeville Public Library. Programs are executed by a library volunteer. More ongoing Children's programs are in the Kids Korner.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Dr. Seuss program at the Dodgeville Public Library. The reading program goes from February 2 to February 28, 2015. Check out and read Dr. Seuss books from the Dodgeville Public Library. If you submit more than one reading log you will have your name entered in a random drawing to win a Go, Dog, Go plush toy or Go, Dog, Go Dr. Seuss book. Reading awards will be given during our annual Dr. Seuss celebrity read program on March 10, 2015 at 6:30pm. Local celebrities will be sharing their love of Dr. Seuss books and the Cat in the Hat will be reading her favorite Dr. Seuss story. Dr. Seuss Reading Logs.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Mother Goose program at the Dodgeville Public Library. Check out and read four Mother Goose or rhyming books from the Dodgeville Public Library and receive an award during the special Mother Goose program on May 6, 2015. Reading program goes from April 1 to April 30, 2015. For more information call Carol Gleichauf, Children's Librarian at 935-3728 ext. 3. Mother Goose Reading Logs.

bookstack1.jpgOutreach to Senior Citizens in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities Volunteers deliver books to Sienna Crest, Upland Hills and Stonefield every other Wednesday.

Caregiver Support Group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:30-Noon at the Health & Human Services Center, Room 1001, 303 W. Chapel St., Dodgeville, WI. Note location change. The public is welcome. Contact ADRC at 608-930-9835 or 1-877-794-2372 for more information.

Iowa County Low Vision Support Group For more info contact the ADRC at 930-9835.

Genealogy Group (Family History) meets the 3rd Monday of each month. Facilitated by Eileen Arndt, well-known, local genealogist. Bring your genealogy questions and share your knowledge with other researchers.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 9:30-10:30 at the Health & Human Services Center, Room 1004, 303 W. Chapel St., Dodgeville, WI. Contact the ADRC at 930-9835 for more information.

Third Wednesday Book Club This adult group meets to discuss fiction and nonfiction works, focusing on a new title each month. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month.

Third Thursday Film Group Join us for a film, tea, and lively conversation on the third Thursday of every month from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Dodgeville City Hall.

Teen Book Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for fun conversation and pizza.

Donations accepted for Friends of the Library book sale during the
3rd full week of each month. Drop off during regular library hours. Volunteers needed and appreciated!

Library Hours

The library is located at the corners of Iowa and Fountain Streets in historic downtown Dodgeville.

                      Vickie Stangel, Library Director

Dodgeville Public Library
139 South Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533

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